New image reveals magnetic fields at black hole’s edge

A new image of the supermassive M87 black hole has been unveiled by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) giving a closer look at how...

Researcher discovers ‘neck-like’ vertebral motion in fish

A University of Liverpool researcher has discovered that fish can bend their spines and heads upwards, despite having different anatomy from humans and other...

Largest Ichthyosaurus was pregnant mother say Palaeontologists

Scientists from the UK and Germany have discovered the largest Ichthyosaurus on record and found it was pregnant at the time of death. The new...

Giant extinct burrowing bat discovered by evolutionary biologists

International team of researchers including members from Salford University have found the fossilised remains of a giant burrowing bat that lived in New Zealand millions...

A laser from a space ant

An international team of astronomers have discovered an unusual laser emission that suggests the presence of a double star system hidden at the heart...

New species of ‘missing link’ between dinosaurs and birds identified

Known as the ‘Icon of Evolution’ and ‘the missing link’ between dinosaurs and birds, Archaeopteryx has become one of the most famous fossil discoveries...

Scientists chart history of Greenland Ice Sheet for first time

New research charts the history of the Greenland Ice Sheet and its impact on global sea levels throughout history to present day. Scientists from The University of Manchester, Queen’s...

Could biological clocks in plants set the time for crop spraying?

Plants can tell the time, and this affects their responses to certain herbicides used in agriculture according to new research led by the University...

“Exceedingly rare” plant species face increased chances of extinction

According to new research nearly 40 percent of global land plant species can be categorized as very rare, and these species are most at...

Cooperative male dolphins match the tempo of each other’s calls

When it comes to working together, male dolphins coordinate their behaviour just like us. New findings, published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society...